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Table 9 Antibiotic unit price in local currency (INR) for surveyed high-end antibiotics in public and private sector

From: Access to antibiotics in New Delhi, India: implications for antibiotic policy

Antibiotic name Public sector procurement price(procurement agency) Private sector (median unit price at retail pharmacies) Private sector (median unit price at chain pharmacies)
Cefepime 1 g Inj 65.52 (MCD), - 145.00
80.22 (CG1)
Ceftazidime 1 g vial 30.75 (CPA) - 416.70
32.80 (CG1)
37.85 (CG2)
Colistin 1000000units/vial - - -
Gemifloxacin 320 mg tab/cap 15.27 (MCD) 14.90 14.90
Imipenem + cilastin 386.98 (CG2) - 1200.00
500 mg + 500 mg Inj 567.00 (CG1)
Meropenem 500 mg Inj 365.54 (MSO) 1 g inj 1347.00 1347.00
1083.00 (MCD) 1 g inj
1606.50 (CG2) 1 g inj
1662.20 (CG1)
850.50 (CPA) 500 mg;
1606.00 1 g inj
Moxifloxacin 400 mg tab/cap 29.60 (MCD) 69.55 69.55 & 83.60
Vancomycin 500 mg inj 56.70 (MSO) - -
58.80 (CPA & CG1)
64.67 (MCD)
65.45 (CG2)
  1. INR Indian Rupees (Local currency).